Found 2 items, similar to harbor.
English → English
n 1: a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
2: a place of refuge and comfort and security [syn: harbour
v 1: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); “bear a grudge”
“entertain interesting notions”
; “harbor a resentment”
2: secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals) [syn: harbour
3: keep in one's possession; of animals [syn: harbour
4: hold back a thought or feeling about; “She is harboring a
grudge against him”
English → English
, v. i.
To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a
For this night let's harbor here in York. --Shak.
(h[aum]r"b[~e]r), v. t. [Written also
.] [imp. & p. p. Harbored
(-b[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb.
.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf.
Icel. herbergja. See Harbor
To afford lodging to; to entertain as a guest; to shelter; to
receive; to give a refuge to; to indulge or cherish (a
thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought); as, to harbor a
Any place that harbors men. --Shak.
The bare suspicion made it treason to harbor the person
suspected. --Bp. Burnet.
Let not your gentle breast harbor one thought of
(h[aum]r"b[~e]r), n. [Written also harbour
[OE. herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG.
heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga
to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG.
heri, Goth. harjis, and AS. beorgan to save, shelter, defend,
G. bergen. See Harry
, 2d Bury
, and cf. Harbinger
1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security
and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.
[A grove] fair harbour that them seems. --Spenser.
For harbor at a thousand doors they knocked.
2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. (Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body. [Obs.]
4. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water,
either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a
place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or
5. (Glass Works) A mixing box for materials.
(Naut.), fees paid for the use of a harbor.
(Zo["o]l.), the common seal.
, a watch set when a vessel is in port; an